When I was in high school, I would occasionally notice a dark hair or 2 sprout up in unwelcome places on my face or neck. I would promptly administer the tweezers and extract the offensive, unsightly and unwelcome visitors. After time, I realized they were not visitors, but in fact had taken up residence! It became apparent when I found myself sitting in front of a 5x magnifying mirror, armed with a flashlight and the sharpest pair of tweezers I could find. The task of hair extraction became part of my daily routine of getting dressed, accounting for an hour’s worth of that time – ridiculous! I had tried nair, to no avail. Waxing, but the results didn’t look so great and you had to let the hair grow in long enough for the wax to grab – no thanks! The point of the exercise was to look smooth and hairless ALWAYS. I took to shaving, but one: it was an embarrassing thought; two: the results didn’t last all day. If I had to go out in the evening, I went out with shadow – very unbecoming for a hair and makeup model. It was a truly vexing problem for me. I grew out the hair on my head, parted it down the middle in a medium length bob, so that the hair would cover my sideburns, the side of my neck and most of my chin area as well. I was terrified of having anyone touch my face or neck, for fear they would discover my aberration. When people would stare at me for what I thought was too long, I would get nervous and uncomfortable (to say the least – I’m sure it was more like paranoid and freaky!) and move along, always worried that the hairs or bumps or redness was too conspicuous. I really stared shying away from social scenes and potential boyfriends in order to avoid the discovery of my nasty secret. I felt totally alone in my problem, like I was the only girl to ever have to deal with this. I had seen Debbie for an hour every week for a few years, straight. I only see her once a month now, and we have to hunt to find those stray hairs that refuse to die! I have a shorter hair cut, you can see my face, my neck, etc. I am no longer scared of being intimate, in fact, I like having my neck caressed and kissed (and there is no fear of it now, either!) Modeling and photoshoots no longer scare me, and when people stare at me a little too long, I know they are just admiring. I don’t have to by dermablend by the bucket anymore (for those of you that don’t know, dermablend is an expensive, thick, cakey cover up sold only at nicer department stores – I used it to cover up the red bumps that tweezing would leave, so I had creamy colored skin with all kinds of unsightly bumps). My skin looks natural and smooth, and those over-large pores I got from tweezing have gone. I would whole-heartedly recommend Debbie to anyone – not only is she awesome at what she does, she is an amazing person and a beautiful friend. Knowing her has changed my life, and I do not say those words lightly! I carry her cards with me everywhere I go and have passed them out to friends and strangers in need. It’s funny, but you wouldn’t believe how many women actually suffer in silence and are ashamed to talk about it. I mean, I know how it feels from experience, but now that I have conquered my worst enemies, I openly discuss it with anyone that wants to know more. Don’t hide your beauty - get rid of that excess hair and strut it, ladies!
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I have delt with terrible chin hairs since I was in high school. No one ever told me that tweezing made things even worse, much less waxing. So after about 6 years of doing this to myself, I went to my first electrolysis appointment. The woman was very nice and all that, but after almost a year I didn't see much of a change. I left her salon and went to 2 more places over the next 3 and a half years. My chin was a little bit better, but not all that much. So I quit. Then I had my 2 kids, more hair came in and I just excepted it. I had heard bad things about laser and didn't know anything else to do. Finally, a good friend told me about some really unique jewelry she had bought online, firegemsstudio.com and it was located here in San Antonio. One thing lead to another and I went to the studio, where I met Debbie McLelland. Well, Debbie also owned an Electrolysis clinic. Long story short; I have been seeing here for 6 months and I already see a difference. I am amazed, and so thrilled. If you have had hair problems, you know what I mean. Thanks Deb, and I love my new necklaces as well.
I have just moved to San Antonio from Houston. I didn't know where to begin to look for a new electrologist. Finally, when I called Abalone Clinic, I knew I had found the place. Debbie McLelland, talked with me herself, I really liked her voice, very soothing, and re-assuring. I felt like I was asking dumb questions; but she was very patient with me, talked with me a long time. I really enjoy our conversations together when I am in treatment, we talk about all kinds of stuff. Abalone is private and very cozy. You will really like it too. Also, Debbie has been doing this for 23 years now. She knows her stuff.